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Pivotal Container Service analytics and monitoring with Wavefront: Use cases

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Contributions from Dinesha Sharma and Alka Gupta   Pivotal Container Service (PKS) comes with out of the box integration with Wavefront for monitoring and analytics of your cloud native Apps and infrastructuire, inclusive of the kubernets platform, containers, applications and services. In this blog, we call out some specific use cases that developers and platform Read more...

Pivotal Container Service(PKS) integration with Project Hatchway: A technical overview

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Contributions from Alka Gupta and Aman Basotra   For vSphere environments, Project Hatchway offers storage infrastructure choices for container platforms such as Pivotal Container Service so customers can take advantage of container technology for running stateful, data intensive applications such as databases and modern cloud native applications.  The solution enables any storage which can be Read more...

A comparative analysis on heath monitoring of Pivotal Container Service(PKS) using VMware Wavefront and vRealize Operations

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Contributions from Alka Gupta and Dinesha Sharma   VMware Pivotal Container Service (PKS) comes with out-of-the-box integration with VMware Wavefront for real time health monitoring and analytics of your cloud native applications and platform. Pivotal Container Service also readily integrates with VMware vRealize Operations Manager. In this blog, we call out a comparative study on Read more...

Provision and Manage Kubernetes Clusters as-a-Service using vRealize Automation and Pivotal Container Service

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Contributions by Pranay Bakre, Alka Gupta   Pivotal Container Service (PKS) aims to simplify how enterprises deploy, run and manage Kubernetes clusters on any cloud. Download the release from PivNet. Every enterprise wants to run containers in production. However, primary questions being asked are: “How do I get Kubernetes to work in my data center? How Read more...

Virtual Container Host (VCH) as a Service using vRealize Automation (vRA)

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Contributions by Alka Gupta, Bhuvanesh Kumar Ravichandran and Pranay Bakre   vRealize Automation 7.2 and later versions support provisioning and management of Virtual Container Hosts(VCH) for running vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC). Below we outline the steps to automate provisioning of VCH from a vRA Service catalog, using XaaS blueprint in vRA. Download the ‘VIC-Deploy.zip’ file attached at the Read more...